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Mechanical Engineer at Bruker Corporation

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

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Mechanical Engineer

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As one of the world's leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We've been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


The FM Mechanical group of the Nano Surfaces Business of Bruker Corporation in Madison, WI is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to be an integral contributor in the design and development of our world leading Fluoroscopy Microscopes. As a member of the mechanical team, you will work closely with other engineering and manufacturing disciplines to design, develop and test new and custom products. This position requires the demonstration of cooperative teamwork, initiative, and innovation along with strong communication skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams.



    Design opto-mechanical and mechanical products and parts. Apply principles of mechanics, materials, and optics.
  1. Assemble, align, and test complex electro-optical systems.

  2. Assist support, service, and manufacturing team members in learning new features/products as well as identify, troubleshoot, and correct any defects.

  3. Fabricate prototypes utilizing equipment such as mills, lathes, and 3D printers.

  4. Research and identify customer issues.


  1. Experience in high precision instrumentation used in metrology, physics, chemistry, neuroscience, or microbiology.

  2. Domain knowledge of Fluorescence Microscopy.

  3. Proficient with SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD Inventor software

  4. Strong knowledge of physics, optics, electronics, & materials.


Position requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; or a Master's degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering, physics or equivalent.

Knowledge or experience in microscopy, physics, chemistry, or microbiology considered a plus. Should be hard working, team oriented, bright, creative, cooperative, and exceptionally good at problem solving.


  1. The ability to lift and move equipment up to 50 pounds.

Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).

Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.


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